lithotrite

[lith-uh-trahyt]

Origin of lithotrite

1830–40; back formation from lithotrity; see -ite1
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lithotrite in Medicine

lithotrite

[lĭthə-trīt′]
n.
  1. An instrument used to crush a stone present in the bladder or urethra.lithoclast
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